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Vicki L. McGhee

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Vicki L. McGhee, 23, passed away at 3:55 p.m. Tuesday, July 30, 2013, at Lima Memorial Health System.

She was born in Newark, Del., on July 20, 1990, to Edward P. and Marilyn E. Meyer McGhee, who survive in Lima.

Survivors also include her paternal grandmother, Janet R. McGhee of Willow Grove, Pa.; two sisters, Sharon L. (Cleve) Walden of Bellefontaine and Linda J. (Lyndon) Laugherty of Tiro; two brothers, Brian K. (Cheryl) Cellar of Leipsic and Justin (Ashley) Rifenburg of Knoxville, Tenn.; seven aunts and uncles, Kathy and Skip Miller of Elkton, Md., Robert McGhee of Charleston, Md., Ginni and Tad Takeuchi of Willow Grove, Pa., Cindy and John Horsman of Greenwood, Del., Sandy McGhee of Milford, Del., Carol and Steve Weber of Reno, Nev., and Pat and Wayne Cook of Elida; several nieces, nephews and cousins; and her best friend, Brett Messer of Lima.

She was preceded in death by her paternal grandfather, the Rev. Archie L. McGhee; maternal grandparents, Edward N. and Maryland Meyer Sr.; brother, Edward P. McGhee Jr.; and uncle, Edward N. Meyer Jr.

Vicki was a 2008 graduate of Elida High School, where she loved to play sports, especially softball and soccer. She enjoyed hanging out with her friends and listening to music.

She also enjoyed spending time with her family, including her dog, Dolche, and her cat, Sam, and being around kids.

Vicki was a member of Bluelick Bible Church, and will be remembered for her caring nature and big heart.

Pastor Jim Neighbors officiates a funeral at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Chiles-Laman Funeral & Cremation Services, Shawnee Chapel, Lima, where visitation is from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. today. Interment is in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Soccer Department at Elida High School. Condolences may be expressed at

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